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    Master Comics #1 (Fawcett, 1940) Condition: Apparent VF. Our cover scan can't do it justice -- this thing is huge! This Golden Age book is the size of the treasury editions of later decades. It also happens to be a key Fawcett issue that's difficult to find in any grade (Gerber gives it a "scarce" rating). And as for finding it in a decent grade... the oversize format made these things a pain to store, and you'll really have to look hard to find one better than VG or even GD. But look no further than this copy. We're giving it an "apparent" grade because of some color touches, but it's a very attractive overall package. The title was named after the character Master Man (or perhaps vice versa), but the hero didn't last long -- DC's lawyers saw to that once they saw how similar to Superman the character was. Other stars like Shipwreck Roberts and Mr. Clue rounded out the ensemble. The notable artists include Martin Nodell and Sven Elven. Overstreet 2004 GD 2.0 value = $759; VG 4.0 value = $1,518; FN 6.0 value = $2,277; VF 8.0 value = $5,313.

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    August, 2004
    13th-14th Friday-Saturday
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